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Nov 7, 2012 9:00am EST
for the day. there's your coastal developing east of washington. the heavy rain up into portions of new jersey and new york. right where they don't want it. we're on the western edge of this one. the winds are going to pick up out of the north. and we've got a chance for a little rain mixing with or changing to snow later this afternoon and tonight. current temperature regan national, it's cold. 39 at regan national. 37 dulles. you are looking at the high temperatures today with the wind and the clouds. we're just not going to warmup a whole lot. any rain that starts could transition over to a brief period of snow later this afternoon. no advisories here in washington. up towards baltimore, a winter weather advisory there. we could see maybe an inch, maybe two inches of snow as you get up into northern delaware there. again, the worst of this will be north and east. high temperature, 42. we did that at midnight. cloudy and cold. not expecting any accumulations around here. some parts of the area could get covering here. that's a quick look at the weather. tony, allison, back to you
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
the ride elsewhere. report of another crash southbound on the baltimore- washington parkway approaching 410. volume increasing as you work northbound continuing out towards 395. no accidents to report continuing out to the american legion bridge. on the bridge, that is where they're checking for accident activity. keep your eyes peeled for that as you continue on the inner loop working your way from tyson's and continuing up towards the american legion bridge and out towards 270. check for the the crash here. we have reports of delays on the metro blue orange line. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >> it has been a tight race for weeks and one day before the presidential election, numbers are still showing strong support for both candidates. a new "washington post" abc news poll shows president obama with 49% to republican nominee mitt romney's 48%. now, other polls reveal similar signs that this election day will be one to watch from start to finish. >> and was as we all know, it will be another hectic day for both presidential candidates. >> president
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Nov 4, 2012 11:15pm EST
love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> welcome back to the sports xtra. i'm scott smith. a month ago the redskins got a scare as rg3 was con cussed. sore ribs today, and got x- rays, and negative. smacked in the face by greg hardy. benefit with a roughing passing call. but these hits add up. he was sacked four times in the game. panthers credited with nine hits, which in all reality, more than that. in fact, even into the game's waning minutes, griffin was putting his body on the line, diving into ferocious panther hits, hoping his never say die approach to the game inspires his teammates. >> guys see that, see their quarterback putting it on the line every single play, makes them want to put it on the line every play. it's more about, you know, inspiring guys
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
wednesday, november 7th. a live look at the washington monument right here in d.c. cold and chilly. but the big news of the day, the election is over. we know who is going to be the president now actually lot of the other issues on the ballot have been settled so lots of election things to talk about as well as some weather. >> yeah. >> good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> before we get to weather, this. president obama and the first family greeting a huge crowd of supporters in chicago last night. he took to the stage around 1 charleston 30 this morning shortly after republican challenger mitt romney conceded the race in a phone call. look at the crowd there. just amazing. we'll have more owe legislation coverage coming up here in just a second. as wisdom mentioned, we've got some i don't want to say winter weather. we do have a storm moving in. >> just say it. >> i know. >> just say it. just get it out. we have we have cold temperatures to start your day and the potential for winter weather later. not going to be a major deal but you might see some snowflak
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Nov 5, 2012 4:25am EST
>>> good morning, everyone. taking a live look over washington national airport. 32degrees is something like what that says or 43. too early in the morning. >> welcome to fox 5 morning news. time now to talk about our weather. tucker, 42, 43, we can't see it. >> around 40 degrees. it will be a very chilly morning. kids will want a jacket. much like the weekend, our high temperatures later today will only top out around 50. a cool weather pattern continues. satellite-radar, cloud cover moving through the area. mostly cloudy skies reported at reagan national at the moment. by midday, we'll start to get breaks and a partly to mostly sunny afternoon. as i just mentioned, temperatures will remain on the cool side for just a couple of days. lots more coming up including a look at your election day weather and this nor'easter we've been talking about the last couple of days when that arrives as well. >> thank you. >>> the final push is on. both presidential candidates are dedicating their last full day of campaigning to the battle ground state. president obama is making stops in wisc
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
it is cold out at the moment. let's take a look at the current temperature here in washington. 42degrees and lots of 30s as you get outside the beltway. 36 in pittsburgh. 26 in columbus. we continue to be under this big trough of cool air that will stick around for the next couple of days. here is your forecast highs. mostly cloudy, high abouts 50 in washington. yesterday, we got to 49. day much like yesterday. only more in the way of cloudiness today. definitely jacket weather for the kids going to the bus stop, going for a jog, that kind of thing. be ready for a cold start and a cool afternoon. thank you, tucker. >> time now to say hello once again to julie wright. >> i heard tucker say my name but i didn't hear what he said because usually, it's not good. >> don't want to know. move on. >> that's what i thought. i told our producer, i said i hear him talking. i just don't listen to him. it is white noise until i hear you or wisdom say here's julie. not a lot going on on the roads right now in centerville. you'll find height traffic volume coming in from 28. lanes are open h
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Nov 9, 2012 4:25am EST
slide on wall street as investors fret about the prl for gridlock in washington. lawmaker need to come to an agreement for avoid the so- called fiscal cliff, a combination of higher taxes and government spending cuts set set to take effect by january 1st. >> if they can cooperate and focus on the overall economy to get people back to work, you insofar know what can high pressure. >> reporter: for the second day in a row, the dow jones industrial average has suffered a triple digit decline. >> i think this is the worst two-day session we've had in a year or so. monster beverage has sunk 1.3%. mcdonald's also seeing a drop in value for the month of october. it is the first monthly decline in nearly a decade. >> it's great indicator of where people are spending their money. worldwide, as you said, down 1 point #%. first drop in nine years. look more closely at america and it is down 2.2%. that means america's economy is slowing perhaps more than the rest of the world. >> reporter: congress reconvenes on november 15th. a looming fiscal cliff is likely to top their agenda. >> asian markets
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
overseas but also has to do with the approaching fiscal cliff. in washington, fox news. >> president obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >> with the election in the books metro is looking ahead to the inauguration. that's also martin luther king junior day. smart trip cards are already on sale. there will be rush hour service for 17 hours on inauguration day from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. peak fairs will be charged during that time. and charge for parking in lots. and that will be paid on the way out by smart trip card or credit card. >> the museu
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
the washington monument. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we have an update concerning an amber alert we have told but all morning long. police are still looking for 1- month-old alexis rose carlisle. we have just learned that police have located the vehicle they thought she was in and one of the adults she was with. authorities tell us they have found eric eugene black but jennifer dawn carlisle and the toddler are still missing. if you have any information in this case, call virginia state police or call 911. this is also more information on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> time now to turn things over to tucker barnes. >> good morning. a decent friday. we have a little cloud cover out there this morning and some cold temperatures. later today, low to mid others. a little warmer than yesterday and should be plenty of sunshine here by late morning. a little cloud cover to start your day and a few showers as well south and east of the city. most of that is not touching the ground and it looks a little gloomy out there but just out to our west, out towards charlottesville, we
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Nov 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
finish here at usc and oregon next week at cal who lost a tough one friday night against washington, and a huge one with stanford and, of course, the civil war at oregon state. a very tough schedule for oregon down the stretch. >> gus: barner running. hayes pullard with the tackle. a huge day for kenjon barner. prior to that, 37 carries, 295 yards. 4 touchdowns. chip kelly and his oregon team, he has now rushed for 300 yards, officially 38 carries, 300 yards, averaging 8 yards per carry, breaking lamichael james' record most rushing yards in a game at the university of oregon. >> charles: you don't want to take a loss here for the record purpose, right? you don't want to drop down below 300. >> gus: they hand it to him. he won't take a loss at all! kenjon barner, again, that's number five! kenjon barner with 322 yards rushing. 5 touchdowns. >> charles: they wear you down physically, but they also wear you down mentally. because they keep you thinking, and at an extremely fast rate all game long. and after a while, it's hard for those synapses to keep coming together and figuring out
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
here in washington. 55 this afternoon in leonardtown. yesterday, north and west, we were in the 40s. today, we're back in the 50s. so a nice-looking day. >> yes, looks perfect. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> let's start off with the crew in sky fox. they are joining us this morning hovering above centerville. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report leaving manassas continuing in from business 234 headed over towards 29 and 2. so traffic volume increasing but again, no incidents in your way was you continue eastbound making your way out towards vienna. you will fine the beltway at speed traveling between annandale and merrifield. let's continue and show you what else is happening in virginia. northbound i-95 still an easy ride in the express lanes and the main line. southbound 270, one of the heaviest stretched of volume we find right now. >>> new this morning, a prince george's county map is recovering after being burned when his home caught fire. take a look at this video. the blames broke out around 7
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the gaza border. leland vittert has the latest. leland? >> reporter: chris, israel is very much a country on the brink of war. we have seen hundreds, if not thousands of tanks and personally carriers, ready to push into the gaza strip, in a moment's notice, because the airstrike simply did not stop the rockets flying out of gaza, towards israel. and the iron dome intercepted a number of those rockets today. however, about 8 or 10 got through, causing a half dozen injuries inside of southern israel. and, for the israelis, the airstrikes continued pounding away, day five of hitting the gaza strip, so far the airstrikes killed 50-plus people, half of them civilians, including a number of children and the air forces hit almost a thousand targets, and, leveled much of hamas's infrastructure, inside of the gaza strip. as for the ground war, which certainly caused more civilian casualties, a major escalation. israel called up 30,000 reservists and they are on the borders now, in
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Nov 2, 2012 4:25am EDT
for political rachers a neck and neck there could be the deciding factor. in washington, fox news. >>> all right. we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all of your top storys. >> fox 5 morning news starts now. >>> all right. good morning. happy friday, everyone. it's november 2nd. the end of the week, a null month. a live look outside there at the washington monument and we are ready to get to the weekend. it's been a long week. >> yes, it has been. let's hope the weekend is quiet. >> good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news and we want to know what the weather is going to be like throughout the rest of the day as well as on the weekend and here's tucker. >> good morning, tucker. >> without the jacket. >> yeah. >> is that an indication of anything? >> it's going to take a little bit of time before i can put it on. >> just wanted to know. >> don't tell anybody but about 20 minutes ago i was still asleep. temperatures right now on the cold side. sarah mentioned it. definitely jackets. well, the last couple of days we needed the jackets. 42 at reagan national. dull
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
rolling out military trucks to polling places next tuesday. a new washington post tracking poll shows president obama with 49% support to mitt room knee's 48%. president obama will campaign in ohio today while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout th
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
to the south and west of washington. when it gets out of here, should be a beautiful afternoon and a little warmer than yesterday, with highs in the mid-50s. chilly start. nice afternoon. 53degrees at 5:00 p.m. more details on the weekend and a sneak peek at next week, holiday week, coming up. let's get the latest on traffic. >> the crew in skyfox hanging with us checking out eastbound along 66 where we had the incident east of nutley. it's tying up that green arrow lane traveling inbound towards the capitol beltway. delays forming near nutley towards the beltway. 66 traffic congested, exiting from centreville headed eastbound towards fair oaks and delays. southbound 270 coming in out of germantown headed towards the lane divide, about 40 minutes. this is with all the lanes open. no other issues reported for those on the beltway between college park and bethesda. accident near edsel road. stay to the left to get by. northbound 395 at the 14th street bridge, no issues reported now. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> classified hearings this morning. former cia director
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
your day. -- can't rule out a light shower. it is cool right now. 46 in washington. 42 this morning out at dulles. 46degrees at bwi marshall. or high temperatures will top out in the mid others later this afternoon with some sunshine breaking out. not going to be eye bright and sunny day day but we'll got a few sunny breaks -- not going to be a bright and sunny day but we'll get a few sunny breaks. >> let's check in with julie wright. >> your lanes are open as you make your way from college park headed over towards silver spring. there is a portion of 27 in damascus that remains blocked off between main street, 108 and dew road and that is due to storm damage. i veilleux tilt pole knocked down there. in virginia, you will find the georgetown pike west of the beltway. that is also blocked off due to storm damage and flooding along prosperity avenue south of 50. southbound 270 behaving nicely. lanes are open on 395 at duke street. nice trip headed out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> new york is still struggling to get back on its fee
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Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
are offering. so not only in washington, d.c. but in the region as a whole, we see that there are a lot of hotels that do have availability at this time. >> i have seen some hotels offering, one in particular an outrageous package that was $2.7 million. there is a limit people should consider on how much they should spend for this weekend, for this event since a lot of people think it's historic again. >> there are no limits. there are some historical things that happened years ago in terms of things which corporations did and citizens did, being in washington, d.c. for the first falling racial. some of the things that may seem outrage lust to us are deals for other people. we have been getting a lot of phone calls in terms the excitement but not only coming to washington but welcoming president obama for the next four years. we are anticipating the local, regional and national response but also hopefully an international response. >> are there any off bt beaten path places that people should consider for accommodations, instead of just hotels? any tips that you should have on that
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
outside at the washington monument on this chilly hump day. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. thank you for watching. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk to tucker barnes. >> good morning. >> it got cold out. >> it did get a little cold out. >> you guys said earlier you need the big puffy jackets. temperature overnight in the 20s and low 30s. be ready for a chilly day today. we'll only be up near maybe 50. >> maybe? >> probably upper 40s. it won't feel terrible. there will be sunshine but it will be cool. >> not other than a 50 guaranteed. >> can't even guarantee the 50. we'll be close. let's get to the map and show you why. it is all because of our cold front that came through yesterday now well offshore and high pressure is building in. here is the good news. it will provide a couple of really nice day around here as far as sunshine. it will be unseasonably school with temperatures in the upper 40s and we're cold at this hour. much of the area has fallen berow freezing. right now, reagan national, 37 degrees. dulles, 32 degrees. bwi marshall is bou
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
vehicle at the time. >> this wal-mart off of the baltimore washington parkway is opened around the clock and it's unclear how many shoppers and employees were inside at the time of the robbery. and a wal-mart spokesperson said he's part of the team. employees were given access to counselors if they feel the need. we have an update on the vehicle. the county police have now released more information about on that vehicle. now describing it as a dark similarred van and not giving us anymore information. call 911 if you recognize the man. >> and just to clarify here, do police believe there could be a connection between this gunman and someone else in the store? >> not that they know of at this point. what we know and what police told us, we know nothing about whether or not there might have been a relationship. this appears to be a commercial robbery and that is how the police are describing it at this hour. >> all right, paul wagner, thank you, paul with the latest. >>> breaking news, a school bus crashed. it appears the truck or suv may have crashed into bus. the police say nearly
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Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
had around here yesterday. 44 in washington. 38 out of dulles. high temperatures today top out in the upper 40s to about 50. that's about 10 degrees below normal for the middle of november. 50 here in washington. 45 in winchester. cool afternoon. definitely jacket weather. i'll have details on your weekend forecast in just a minute. back up stairs to both of you. >> all right. thank you very much. we begin with breaking news this morning involving the deadly gulf oil spill back in 2010. bp will pay billions of dollars as part of a settlement. a person familiar with the case also says that two bp employees will face manslaughter charges. you'll recall that 11 people died in the explosion and millions of gallons of oil tainted the gulf leading to a ban on deep water drilling. >> we're also following breaking news closer to home. a swat team is called to a tomorrow in district heights. >> melanie is live at the scene with the very latest. what's happening? >> reporter: good morning. there's still more than a dozen fbi agents and support staff here. you can see over there the house we
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Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. . >>> one of our anchors for the national election coverage tuesday night, and tom fitzgerald talked with him today. >> we sure did. >> reporter: we talked about the hurricane and talked about awful of this new campaign mean. the big issue today for the new unemployment numbers are whether or not they will make a difference in what is going happen on tuesday. was this decided awhile ago how people were going to feel about this unemployment rate when it came to choosing how they were going vote on tuesday? >> i think it was for those who made their decisions based on that. from what polling we have been able to get our hands on, it looks like that. this group that will supposedly decide things at the very last minute the suggestion is that they will vote on how they feel about unemployment. not in the numbers or the statistics and anything like that, but how they feel about it. do i feel like i'm in a good place in my job? do i feel l
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Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >> hey, kwame, do you have anything to say, sir? >> reporter: brown pled guilty in june to falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat and to campaign finance violations, writing checks for cash over the legal limit. >> i want to apologize from the bottom of my heart to all those say that let down. >> reporter: brown addressing the -- that i have let down. >> reporter: brown addressing the media after making his plea back in june. >> i am guilty of knowing that poll workers and others received more than $50 in cash payments for doing campaign work which is and has been done in this c
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
washington that will actually bringeople together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. i'm mitt romney, maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? annou"a champion of the tea poparty...an ideologuet: who is part of the problem in congress." bartlett calls medicare unconstitutional. and even wants to completely abolish student loans for college. no wonder bill clinton and the washington post both endorse john delaney for his deep understanding of job creation. he'll be "an unusually effective congressman." delaney: it's not about politics. it's about doing wh
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. 34 right now in washington. check out your numbers. 35 in frederick. 24 in martins burg . richmond with 30 degrees. and richmond now, 29 in richmond. the other big issue with the cold, unfortunately our friends off to the northeast, it's 33 in new york city. and much of the area there in the upper 20s and low 30s. there's still hundreds of thousands without power. keep our fingers crossed they warmup later today. here's a look at satellite radar. one or two clouds to start your day. mostly sunny. later this afternoon high clouds move in. rain down into georgia and south carolina, that's the making of our coastal storm. we will have clouds around tomorrow. and the storm is going to be just far enough off shore. but i want to emphasize that path is not set in stone and could wobble a little. if it were to come west, we would be dealing with more of rain, wind and potential for winter weather around here wednesday into thursday. >> let's hope it doesn't do the wobble wobble and come in here. >> or wobble east. there's your 7 day forecast. a warmup this weekend . sunday veteran's day a
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the northeast still recovering from superstorm sandy. schools are reopening, mass transit is slowly getting back on track. mother nature may throw a curve ball in the region in the form of another storm. fox's david lee miller has the latest from brooklyn. >> reporter: parts of the northeast are trying to return back to normal a week after superstorm sandy struck the region. thousands are returning to school and much of the mass transit system is back on line across the areas. the trains connecting new york to new jersey are still down creating a lob jam of traffic to the early morning commute. in some was folking waiting in line for gas. >> i can take my lunch and go find gas? she said no problem. >> reporter: it's en route to service stations across the region. people are finding long lines to get their hands on some gas. many folks are still in the dark a week af
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Nov 13, 2012 4:25am EST
and east of washington pushing across the bay out towards easton and the important feature is that the rain is generally right behind the front. temperatures have fallen into the 40s. it feels rather cool and raw out there this morning. we'll be dealing with the rain showers for the next several hours. it is light rain for the most part across the region. we have light rain anorthwest washington across much of the beltway here and out to the west is where the most moderate rain bands are. -- we have light rain in northwest washington. temperatures a good 25 degrees cooler than yesterday this afternoon. more details coming up in a minute. back to you. >>> our top story, former d.c. council chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday. those schools targeted for consolidation will most like
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
5th. live look outside at the washington monument to get things started on this week. >> just makes things disappear. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i don't know how to follow that except to change the subject and talk about schools. some school closings in garrett county, maryland. northern high school, northern middle school, hickory environmental education center and grantsville elementary are closed due to water problems. all other schools in garrett county are open on time today. >> let's check in with tucker now to get the latest on our weather. >> good morning. cold start to our day. got some cloud cover moving through. that is holing temperatures up a little bit. we are in the mid-30s. -- that is holding temperatures up a little bit. a cool afternoon. >> okay. cool, not cold. >> yeah, right there. >> windy? >> breezy. >> he's correcting everything you say. >> i'm glad you asked. it is 43 degrees at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 41 at bwi marshall. as you showed you a few minutes ago, much of the area in the 30s at this hour
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Nov 17, 2012 11:30pm EST
justice department before going out to lawmakers. in washington, molly hennenberg, fox news. >>> just ahead, details on president obama's historic weekend trip. plus, the commute to work just got easier for many drivers in virginia. the new express lanes are open the. we have a preview. >>> the greatest gift to give a child. a family. coming up, several families celebrated new editions during d.c. adoption day. those stories and more coming up on the news at 10. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. . >>> one of the big stories we're following at this hour, president obama's historic trip to asia. it's historic because it will mark the first time a sitting president visited burma, also known as myanmar. phil neville previews the trip. >> repor
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Nov 3, 2012 11:30pm EDT
democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that.
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
february 2012 and some were working as many as 16 to 20 hours a day. the washington examiner broke this story. >> almost half of those people who were caught on the camera driving while sleeping were working what's called a swing shift is where they work the morning rush and they take a break and they work the afternoon rush and metro has said itself that those swing shifts can mean really long days, up to 16 hours and when the person gets to work to when they get to go home and some of these workers have long commutes. they live in farther out regions. they have to get to a bus garage and start their day. >> we reached out to metro and the spokesman said quote, we reviewed more than 10,000 clip from january 2010 through february 2012 and found that there were 68 instances where the operator may have been fatigued. while one instance is one too many it's important to understand that metro operated more than 9.6 million bus trips during that period. further review indicated that work hours and shift lengths were not factors in the vast majority of the cases. >>> all right. the bigge
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Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
. details on that coming up. but your afternoon highs, 55 in washington. 54 quantico. 50 hagerstown and winchester. little cool for this time of the year. more details on the weather in just a minute. back to you. >>> tucker, thank you very much. we're following breaking news concerning two police involved shootings. the most recent happened on 17th street northeast. we have live pictures from that scene to show you. this occurred shortly before 7:00 this morning when officers were called to a home for reports of a domestic assault. the police chief just told reporters that as the officers approached the home, the suspect came up from behind and attacked them. an officer was stabbed by the suspect who he then shot. that suspect did die. the officer suffered several wounds, but they are not life- threatening. >>> the other police involved shooting we're following happened in northern virginia on the fauquier stafford county line. deputies were called out to investigate a possible dui and became involved in an altercation with the suspect. they say he had a knife and tried to attack a
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Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
chicago it's back to work in washington. we're getting our first look at what president obama's second term could look like and it does not include two top cabinet members. the president is telling america how he'll work with congress for the next four years while preparing for some major staff changes. will thomas has a look ahead tonight. >> up first the president has to deal with some major money issues. to name a few, the nation's debt, tax code and automatic budget cuts. they all have to be addressed before the end of this year at the same time the psident is preparing for some of his top advisors to leave and he's beginning to shame the second half of his presidency -- shape the second half of his presidency. here's a look at some of his top promises, rolled back tax cuts for upper income people, make higher education more affordable, end subsidies for the oil industry, start the government on a path to cut $4 trillion in deficits over 10 years. today the house speaker says he's ready to talk about raising taxes to bring in income. >> now the president has signaled a willi
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
discovered. earlier tonight we asked that question to ronald kessler, the chief washington correspondent for newsmax.com. here's some of that. >> the president, of course, was informed about this right away and he wanted to wait to ask for his resignation until after the election obviously to avoid some kind of embarrassment to give the other side some ammunition to create more controversy. >> kessler says since the general's resignation there's been lots of conspiracy theories thrown around including that his resignation had something to do with the consulate attack in libya. kessler says those rumors in his opinion are false. >>> defense company lockheed martin has fired its president and upcoming ceo over a relationship with a subordinate. 51-year-old christopher kubicik was scheduled to take the position in january, but now an interim president has been named. >>> the edge on maryland tonight, mount rainier police called in reenforcements from prince george's county to help patrol the streets after a big spike in home burglaries. there's been 19 break-ins in less than a
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
washington, the temperature is 43. 30s out at dulles and bwi marshal. forecast high temperature about 10 degrees below average. mid 40s north and west to about 50 here. a little cool for this time of year. that's a look at weather. more details on a brighter looking weekend forecast coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie. >> on the roads right now got our hands full. coming in from the west eastbound 66 down to 31 miles an hour. the pace doesn't improve much. a pattern going as we're well below speed. southbound 270 lanes are open but an hour commute coming southbound from 85 heading into german town. traffic slows again. you'll find if you are traveling metro's red line, this is where we have problems. they are single tracking because of an earlier issue. now we've got delays out in shady grove road. metro's red line troubles to deal with. out on the roads the top stretch of the beltway below speeds trying to get past university. northbound i 95 and 395 a tough commute. delays from court house road. as you make your way out towards the beltway. we can take th
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
cliff for sometime. the president today may stake out a bargaining position. in washington, fox news. >> later today, we'll find out if nancy pelosi will stay on in the house of the representatives. last week democrats did not win the 25 seats needed to take back the house. she hasn't said if she'll keep her post or serve new two year term. >> also on the hill today, a subcommittee will hold a hearing whether the meningitis out break could have been prevented. also expected to call for tougher regulations for compounding pharmacies at a news conference today. people have been sickened. 32 have died after receiving tainted shots. >>> and now for a look at other top stories. begin in northeast dc where the search is on for a gun man who opened fire last night. >> happened at this station on benning road and 44th street. caught on camera firing into the store while sitting in his car. a dispute between the suspect and the store clerk may have been the cause. >> believe he wasn't be served fast enough. we don't know yet but this is something we were investigating. but again, rose to a le
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
, ipad or droid. >>> tonight with the election over, the focus returns to washington where there were promises of cooperation today and from republican and democratic leader. the nation is still moving towards that. after all the speeches, campaigns and all of those commercials, congress still has the same unfinished business that could risk thousands of jobs and plunge the debt crisis even deeper. tom fitzgerald is here and this appears that there is an olive branch being offered on both sides here, right in. >> and that is true. the question is if they can finally come together to settle some of these big issues that were put on the shelf during the election today, both sides pledge to work together and offer little in details on how they would actually do. that as election night drew to a close on wednesday morning, there were immediate calls of cooperation from both the victorious president. >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges that we can only solve together. >> reporter: and a defeated mitt romney. >> we look at
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Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
. 44 right now in washington. dulles is 42. 43 bwi marshal. high temperatures for today, better than yesterday. yesterday in the mid 40s. today upper 40s and low 50s. it will be breezy but with sunshine building in should feel better than yesterday. more details on the warmup this weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. a nor'easter that hammered new york and new jersey is heading new england. residents still recovering from sandy in a blanket of wet snow. and thousands more in the dark. >> mother nature is killing us right now. sorry for whatever we did. we'll make it up to you. >> this is it. i'm getting anxiety walking around seeing what i'm going to do. and other people too, this is crazy. i don't know what to do any more. i don't want to live in long beach. >> the morning commute in both states is said to be going smoothly. and no problems with the subway system in new york. this is the scene in massachusetts where there were car crashes on nearly every street in one town. as the bay state got four inches of snow. >> the election is over but pre
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Oct 31, 2012 10:30pm EDT
public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. >>> d.c. police were out in full force for the am georgetown halloween festivities. they made their presence felt early and often to keep things from getting out of control to avoid a scene like this one last year what a shooting marred the celebration. audrey barnes is live right now. >> reporter: you can see over my shoulder that there are a lot of police out here. they are determined to stay ahead of any troublemakers. here is the real story of georgetown halloween. all the revelers determined to have fun, under the watchful eye of d.c. plays who want to make sure that all the visitors get home safely. >> happy halloween. >> the party atmosphere was in full force in georgetown. people wearing costumes. >> aim bumblebee. >> do you have any special super powers? >> not tonight. >> happy halloween. >> first timers said it was definitel
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Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
overall numbers as a sign that a change is needed in washington. >> accomplishing change is not just something i talk about. it is something i have actually done and we need to have someone in the white house who cannot just talk about it but who can do it. >> reporter: president obama also is in ohio today telling a crowd in springfield that when it comes to the economy, he wants to finish what he started. >> the reason i'm here today is because we know we've got more work to do. as long as there's a single american who wants a job but can't find one, our work is not done. >> reporter: it's as by final push for the campaigns as both are dispatching their vice presidential candidates, spouses and even a former president to stump through swing state from now until election day on tuesday. >>> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin joins us tonight. we just heard her allude to this, the candidates making closing arguments still focusing on those key battleground states. let's start with pennsylvania, mitt romney making another push in that state. does that mean this is not a lock for the
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Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
in a dead heat. a new abc news "washington post" poll released today has both candidates tied at 48%. obama takes the lead by 1% in one poll today. >>> d.c. police looking for leads in a deadly shooting. 22-year-old andre jackson was found shot to death in southeast. happened after 2:00 this morning. police are handing out flyers asking for help. if you know anything about the case, giver d.c. police a call. >>> a wild police chase in saint mary county with shots fired and suspect in custody. the 44-year-old was arrested after driving in excess of 100 miles per hour on route five in leonardtown. then trying to ram a marked police car. two deputies fired their weapons at his car, until he stopped. he is in jail charged with a number of crimes. >>> things getting back to normal in garrett county after sandy dumped more than 30 inches of snow in the area. 95% of all state and county roads are open, and nearly all public schools will be open on regular schedule tomorrow. about 5400 customers still without power. national guard is helping with efforts. >>> this time last week we were pre
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Nov 3, 2012 11:45pm EDT
washington and fredericksburg. baltimore the same, 37 degrees in gaithersburg, cooler there. >> 42 at dulles and mart bins -- martinsburg, 39 degrees at culpepper this hour. the jet stream is letting in the cooler air across the area to the east. a lot of warm air from the south and we're dealing with the remnants of sandy moving out and leaving behind so much of the devastation that it can did. on the west, this is the west coast and this is where we're talking b the storm system developing into next week and that is looks like it's diving to the south andha is looking like it's going up the east coast. for election day, we have some mixed conditions. sunshine to the south, showers to the northwest and a little bit of snow as far as the area to the great lakes is concerned and that is chill around the area. and into thursday -- tuesday, it's expected to be down the southeastern coast. the models are stating to come together in a lot of agreement now. the question, what direction will it take? with the jet stream bringing in the cool air and that system pushing up, there is a coupl
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00am EST
washington area. it is cold, temperature back in the 30s. we are in the low 40s here in town. you are pretty much looking at the daytime highs. we'll only be in the low 40s today so bring a coat. you might want the gloves, the hat. it is a winter day. >> effect was so focused on the election, they'll step outside and be like what happened? >> more details in just a minute. >> time to toss things over to julie wright to see what is happening on the roads with the morning commute. >> i'm not sure people haven't been to bed yet or if they haven't woken up yet but there is not a lot happening out here on the roads yet at this time. traffic volume very light as you work your way along kenilworth avenue. overnight roadwork still in play for our friends in virginia traveling the beltway between annandale and merrifield. the top stretch of the beltway looks great traveling between college park and university boulevard over towards 270 with no issues to report. your lanes are open as you continue to work your way northbound 395 leaving duke street in both the express lanes and the main lin
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
in washington to hurt americans. >> if the price of deals in washington is to cut off financial aid or get rid of funding for planned hairent -- parenthood or let insurance companies discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions or poor or elderly or disabled, i won't pay that price. >> reporter: he's making a final push for votes in ohio and a fitting in where he won the caucuses in 2008, setting the stage for his first term. in that final speech in des moines, he will be a companied by first lady michelle obama. >> the president's republican rival mitt romney spent his afternoon in battleground virginia shoring up votes. the commonwealth is one of five stops in four critical swing states. jennifer davis is live from the presidential hopefuls campaign. >> reporter: hi there, brian. as he makes his way in the grand ballroom in boston, they're getting ready for tomorrow night's election rally and his campaign is feeling optimistic and they believe people here will be celebrating. one day ahead of the elect, governor romney starts the campaigning in florida. a key battlegro
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
today after school from washington into chicago. they're having a family dinner. the president's private residence here. earlier played basketball. we're told the president's team won by 20 points over friends but scotty pippen was on the president's team and he had help. >> thanks very much. carl, you as well. we'll check back with them from the two campaign headquarters throughout the night. virginia is one of our bell weathers to begin thing. i'll explain the importance of it all with mike emanuel. hinking of t virginia tonight, mike? >> both sides are expressing confidence and saying they've seen large turn-out in their key areas, which explains why it may be too close to call at this point. we've heard long lines across the commonwealth of virginia. in many places one to three hour waits. prince battleground william county outside washington, d.c. we heard the wait was as long as four hours. it's quite possible although polls have closed, that there are voters still voting here in virginia because state officials told us that if people were in line at 7:00 get to hey would s
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
this win is going help them with the playoff chances, well, a few of them say washington has the shot and some other ones are saying realistcally we should look ahead to the future. back nay you maureen. >> always good to see excited fans. thanks for that. >>> in the meantime, i want to tell you about a chairchg in the d.c. high school turkey bowl. wilson high school has been disqualified. investigators say a player was voery and then it was discovered he doesn't live in the district. that makes him ineligible to play for wilson. but he he played in two league games so the team has to forfeit the games from the record which made them ineligible. and acost yeah will take their -- anacostia will taketheir place. >> it's not unbearably cold but it's chilly enough for the folks to get on the ice. glen tolbart -- gwen tolbart is in the weather center. >> reporter: typical perfect football weather is what we had. i am excited to see the skaters. what a difference. let's look at our maps. we have cloud that are rolling in but we will see mostly cloudy skies in the course of tonight but they
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
, starting with david axelrod, senior strategist for the obama campaign, who is in our washington studio and, david, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thanks, chris, good to be with you. >> chris: before we get to the campaign, i want to ask you about libya. here is what the president promised, and here's what he has actually done. >> president barack obama: every piece of information that we get, as we got it, we laid it out for the american people. >> chris: and, that was the president, returning from a campaign trip, and not answering a question about benghazi, david, simple question: did the president make a calculated decision, to run out the clock, until the leck and not answer questions, about libya? >> no. >> chris: so, why hasn't he answered questions about his personal involvement in libya? >> the president has, from the beginning, chris and we've talked you about it before, of course, the president has said, we want to get to the bottom of it and share it with the american people and get it right and there are a couple of distinguished americans, ambassador pickering and admiral
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
of southeast washington who was arrested and police say in court documents when he was arrested he was wearing a cap that in fact was a ski mask of the same kind that the woman noticed when she was up close to the man. and in a post-arrest interview this 18-year-old d.c. teenager said to police officers quote, i messed up. we're changing a word in that sentence. you all got me. that lady could have been my grandmother. i feel sorry for the lady. the defense attorney entered a not guilty plea on behalf of this teen. prosecutor asked for detention and magistrate judge karen house declined to release the teenager. he will be held untiles this a further hearing later this month and if convicted of burglary one, a serious offense in d.c., he could face decades in prison. that's the latest from d.c. superior court. >> thanks for the update tonight. >> gps being used. keeping up with the times. >>> coming up here on the 5, a food truck fight. why some owners say new rules in the works could ultimately put them out of business. >> and help for the homeless. how the city is working to provi
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Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
washington. both republicans and democrats are promising cooperation to avoid a fiscal cliff that could risk thousands of jobs and plunge the debt crisis deeper. fox 5's tom fitzgerald reports. >> reporter: as election night drew to a close wednesday morning, there were immediate calls of cooperation from both the victorious president -- >> i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> reporter: and the defeated mitt romney. >> and we looked at democrats and republicans in government at all levels to put the people before the politics. >> reporter: but when congress hit the campaign trail, it left unfinished business on the table. if democrats and republicans can't agree, the country could fall over a so-called fiscal cliff. it would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts totaling over 600 to $800 billion next year. democrats say the election is over and so should the stalemate. >> i'm going to do everything within my power to be as conciliatory as possible. i want to work together, but i want everyone to
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
determine if d.c. police tampered with evidence related to the protest. several former george washington students were arrested. they claim that police shalls -- officials tampered with evidence. today's hearing was to decide what items can be used during trial. >>> still ahead, a driver sentenced for his role in a tour bus crash that killed four people in virginia. >> and tackling truancy in the district. we'll tell you about the steps being taken to hold parents more accountable. >> all day. every day. he'll wake up, he has it. if i want him to go to sleep, he has to fall asleep with it. >> and later on fox 5 news at 5, you don't want to mix this one. addicted to the ipad. why some toddlers, yeah, are going gaga over the tablet and throwing tantrum when is it's taken away. @ . >>> a judge found a bus driver guilty in virginia. he was convicted on four counts of involuntary manslaughter. the bus was headed to new york when it crashed last may killing four and injuring dozens more. during the trial, more than a dozen witnesses testified he was driving erratically befor
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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
closely at the weekend, too, coming your way. >>> and george washington university has been tossed off the list of america's best colleges find out why, at 11:00. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> the largest casino in maryland announced that it will nearly double the size of it work force. it all comes because of the approval of question 7 by maryland voters. fox 5's john hanrahan has the story. >> reporter: david kordish came in smiling, escorted by some of the people. maryland live is the third largest casino in the united states. but on november 6th, maryland voters changed a lot of rules for gaming opening the door to table games with human dealers. although state regulators have not yet issued final rules, the kordish company is moving ahead now to beef up their work force. >> we are really here to announce, among other things, the commencement of our hiring of 1200 new employees which, when added to the employees already here, will bring us very close to 3000 employees. >> reporter: pa
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